Friday, November 16, 2018

Amex Website Goes from Bad to Worse

Why do banks keep changing their sites for the worse? Chase's site is donwright terrible (see New Chase for Business Website: Disaster!). Earlier, Amex went through its own change, whereby a new page would open...

Had It With Ink! Using Amex Blue Business Plus Instead

I have already written about my issues with Chase Ink (see Why Do Pending Transactions Only Disappear from Chase Ink? and see Why Do Chase Ink Points Take Longer to Post?). I'm finally back from my...

Iberia’s ‘Free WiFi’: Pushing Bandwidth Crack to Internet Addicts

Welcome aboard Iberia. The flight time is eight hours and thirty minutes from San Juan to Madrid. To pass the time you can watch movies, you can eat, and you can drink some great red wine (see Iberia SJU-MAD Business Class Flight Review).

Air China, Say What? “Your Flight is to Busan, We’ll Only Take You to...

Air China, say what! Air China, say what? Today I asked the gate agent that very question when I inquired as to what the hell he was talking about. Mind you, I'm in Puerto...

Why Do Pending Transactions Only Disappear from Chase Ink?

I use my Chase Ink for utilities and for AdWords. 5x for the former and 3x for the latter make it the best card to use for such purchases. Having said that, I do...

30 Minute Connection? How Fast Should You Walk?

I was flying from Montana back to Arizona for the last time before I move to Puerto Rico. Instead of the direct flight on Allegiant, I flew Delta which required a connection in Salt...

Dragon NaturallySpeaking: A Cure For My Blogging Laziness?

Disclaimer: I don't get paid to promote Dragon. I do enjoy complaining.  TPOL has been on a blogging hiatus. I can say it's because your favorite consumer protection attorney, Bachuwa Law, has been hard at...

IHG Free Night Devaluation: Still Not As Bad As Club Carlson

Festivus 2018 has a leading contender. It is Chase's IHG card which used to provide one free night on the card's anniversary at any IHG property. I've maximized this perk by staying at some...

United Calls to Apologize for Avianca Strike: Miles Refund Included

You may recall that Avianca went on strike and almost ruined my trip to South America & Africa. Here's the strongly worded letter that I wrote to United and a recap of the events: My flight...

That’s Me in the Corner Losing My Globalist Status

So long Hyatt Globalist. I was unable to requalify for Globalist for 2018 because I refused to stay and make the Hyatt House my second residence in 2017 (see Hyatt Kills Gold Passport). I...
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